It is a huge week for the 579 Tweed teenagers who start sitting HSC written exams on Tuesday and Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest said the community should be especially proud of them following the most disruptive academic year ever.

“We don’t yet know the full mental impact of COVID-19 on young minds, but we do know it has been a year like no other and I want to say to these girls and boys that the NSW Government has your back in these stressful times,” Mr Provest said.

“There is support all around you, make sure if you need help ask – there are online resources along with your friends and family ready to help.”

  • has a range of support to help students stay positive, manage distractions, develop positive study habits and routines, self care, and stay connected;
  • Kids Helpline ph:1800 55 1800
  • Lifeline  ph:13 11 14

“Our students have done so well, we are all so proud of them and I know they have these final few weeks covered.